Orlando Conference 2022

Get Certified or Prepare for Recertification!

  • Learn the New FMCSA Handbook (soon to be released)
  • Review all guideline changes since 2014
  • Earn up to 10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™  or PACE Chiropractic CE Credits
  • Access online course & Practice Test
  • Exceeds DOT Requirements

Bring the Family!

Registration: $349

Where?

RENAISSANCE ORLANDO AT SEAWORLD®

6677 Sea Harbor Drive
Orlando, Florida 32821
Phone: 407-351-5555

Group room rate of $159 per night plus a $25 resort fee and taxes. REGISTER ONLINE or call and mention “ChiroSymposium Group” when reserving your room.

When?

Friday, Saturday and Sunday, October 14-16, 2022

What Time?

Friday 5:00pm – 7:15pm
Saturday 8:00am – 5:00pm
Sunday 8:00am – 12:00pm

Accredited DOT NRCME Medical Examiner Training

  • Vision
  • Hearing
  • Respiratory
  • The “REAL” FMCSA Sleep Apnea Requirements and Regulation Citation
  • Hypertension & Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Cerebrovascular Diseases
  • Neurological
  • Neuromuscular Diseases
  • Musculoskeletal
  • SPE program
  • Diabetes
  • Mental Health
  • Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Medication Use Determination
  • The Federal Exemptions
  • Overview of how to navigate the FMCSA website
  • How to complete the FMCSA forms, documentation, and reporting requirements
  • Roles of the driver, the motor carrier, and the medical examiner
  • Determination Pending
  • Medical Examination Standards

Exceeds FMCSA Requirements

Schedule

Friday, October 14

(Friday Lectures and Chiropractic CE credit provided through Breakthrough Coaching)

4:30 PM: Registration Desk Opens
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM: Chiropractic Principles and Practice (CEU: Patient Care)
Dr. Fabrizio Mancini

In this inspiring new talk, Dr Fab Mancini, President Emeritus of Parker University and Seminars, will share how you can position yourself as the health leader in your community post pandemic.  Come with your staff so you can leave with one purpose for the office to serve like never before and to educate your communities on the benefits of Chiropractic Care.  

6:00 PM – 6:15PM: Break

6:15 – 7:15: Improving Patient Outcomes Using a Hands-on Approach (CEU: Patient Care)
Dr. Mark Sanna & Carmine DellaSala

When addressing soft tissue dysfunction (STD) or correcting musculoskeletal (MSK) impairments, clinicians are keen to incorporate the most impactful treatment strategies to address their patients’ impairments. The primary goals are to reduce impairments and maximize function and performance within the shortest time possible. Attendees to this hands-on workshop will learn the most impactful manual therapy techniques, and extracorporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT)  to improve patient outcomes.

Saturday, October 15
8:00 AM: Registration Desk Opens
8:30 AM – 9:00 AM: The ChiroSymposium Circle Convenes

What’s so special about the ChiroSymposium attendees, presenters, and exhibitors? Join us and find out why the ChiroSymposium is like no other place in chiropractic!

9:00 AM – 10:15 AM:  Vision; Hearing
Dr. Michael Megehee and/or Dr. Jeffrey Carlson

A detailed overview of the vision standard, new alternate vision standard, and common disorders. We will also discuss common hearing disorders and symptoms that may affect the ability to operate a commercial motor vehicle (CMV).

10:15 AM – 10: 30 AM: Break
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM: Hypertension & Cardiovascular Diseases
Dr. Michael Megehee and/or Dr. Jeffrey Carlson

We dive into both the new (easier) and old hypertension recommendations as well as cardiovascular conditions with their perspective guideline changes.

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM: Lunch Provided
Saturday, October 15 (continued)
1:00 PM –2:15 PM: Choose from 2 different lectures

Cardiovascular cont’d, Respiratory
Dr. Michael Megehee and/or Dr. Jeffrey Carlson
Greg McDermand, CRTT

Learn the correct sleep apnea guidelines from the 2016 Medical Review Board Recommendations (These aren’t going away!) Also get a review of other repiratory diseases and when pulmonary function tests are required.

How Collaboration is Disrupting the Healthcare Industry with a Cost-Effective Solution (Chiropractic CEU: General)
Sherry McAllister, DC, President, The Foundation for Chiropractic Progress

Dr. McAllister, acknowledged as PR Newswire’s Top Women in Healthcare, will share the most current state of collaborative care. She will review the latest research, corporate utilization studies, and how healthcare providers must redirect their focus from reactionary treatment to anticipation and prevention. Learn why collaboration between providers provides the most cost-effective solution to the most significant challenges of healthcare delivery today.

2:15 PM – 2:30 PM: Break
2:30 PM – 4:00 PM: Genitourinary, Gastrointestinal, Musculoskeletal Exam, Neuromuscular Diseases
Dr. Michael Megehee and/or Dr. Jeffrey Carlson

We will discuss what is needed and how to make a medical certification determination for drivers with musculoskeletal and neuromuscular conditions and/or deformities. Learn about how and when to use the Skilled Performance Evaluation (SPE).

4:00 PM – 4:15 PM: Break
4:15 PM – 5:15 PM: Cerebrovascular Conditions
Dr. Michael Megehee and/or Dr. Jeffrey Carlson

Get an in-depth review of the medical determination criteria for seizures, strokes, traumatic brain injuries, and more.

5:15 PM –6:15 PM: Evening Mixer and Cocktail Hour
Sunday, October 16
8:00 AM: Registration Desk Opens
8:00 AM – 9:45 AM: Diabetes, Drug & Alcohol Abuse, Mental Health
Dr. Michael Megehee and/or Dr. Jeffrey Carlson

Learn the difference in protocols between insulin-treated diabetes and non-insulin-treated diabetes. We discuss the guidelines for drivers suffering from mental health conditions. You will also learn the requirements surrounding a substance abuse program (SAP).

9:45 AM – 10:00 AM: Break

10:00 AM –12:00 PM: Federel Exemptions, Determination Pending, Foreign Drivers, Examiner Responsibilities
Dr. Michael Megehee and/or Dr. Jeffrey Carlson 

This information is important but is not testable material.

Presenters

Dr. Michael Megehee, President of TeamCME. Dr. Mike was one of the original consultants who collaborated with the FMCSA to develop a core curriculum, identifying the critical knowledge and skills needed for those performing DOT physical exams. He was also part of the NRCME Working Integrated Product Team that created the first pool of actual test questions. He has provided training for medical examiners since 2003.

Dr. Jeffrey Carlson, Chief Medical Officer of TeamCME. Dr. Jeff works side-by-side with Dr. Mike to create and present both online and in-person training to perform DOT-related services. He is tirelessly striving to improve all aspects of TeamCME to better serve drivers and add value to medical professionals’ practices.

Greg McDermand, CRTT, Vice President of Interstate Sleep Apnea Solutions. Greg is the past Chief Executive Officer of Interstate Sleep Apnea Solutions. He specializes in providing support, testing and treatment services to commercial drivers.

CE Credits
This training is approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Team CME. Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. They can be contacted by calling 1-800-423-3576.

Chiropractic CE Credits are provided by Northeast College of Health Sciences and the Providers of Accredited Education (PACE) program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards

Below is an alphabetical list of states approved for Chiropractic CE credit:

  • Alaska
  • Alabama
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • District of Columbia
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Idaho

  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Maine
  • Massachusetts
  • Maryland
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • Ohio
  • Oregon
  • Puerto Rico
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • Utah
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • Virgin Islands
  • Washington
  • Wyoming

Registration cancellations prior to 09/30/2022 are eligible for a full refund. Cancellations occurring after this date will be eligible for a partial refund.